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Air Quality Plans suppressed by B&NES

by Richard Samuel on 18 March, 2018

Walcott residents, especially those along London Road and Bathwick St have a strong interest in the Council finding solutions to the high levels of pollution along the A4. Levels of Nitrogen Dioxide are well in excess of the legal limits. As a result the Council has been ordered by the Government to clean up the […]

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Removal of trees in planters on London Road

by Richard Samuel on 18 March, 2018

The removal of trees from the London Road planters last week came as a complete surprise to me as I am sure it has to everyone else. I was shocked to see last Wednesday that the maturing trees in several of the planters had been uprooted but at least one had been sawn down. I […]

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At the Camden Resident’s Association last week a new report was launched for consultation prior to submission to the Council in the New Year. The report lays bare the extent of traffic congestion and pollution in Camden at peak hours and shows the failure of the Tory administration to come to grips with air quality […]

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Pedestrian safety at risk on Cleveland Bridge

by Richard Samuel on 27 November, 2017

Pedestrians are being forced to brave traffic on Bathwick Street by walking in the road to get around scaffolding erected by the council after one of the historic lodges was extensively damaged by a car in the summer. Although temporary barriers have been erected, these have proved ineffective at redirecting pedestrians to other routes. Now […]

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Air Quality in Walcot

by Richard Samuel on 11 September, 2017

The Council has just published an important document for Walcot residents about air quality in Bath. The Bath Air Quality Action plan sets outs actions that are needed to bring down dangerous levels of pollutants across Bath. In Walcot ward London Road and Bathwick Street have the highest levels of diesel vehicle related pollutants in […]

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